A List of Gift Cards Available at CVS

Updated on October 1, 2019
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Find out what types of gift cards are available at CVS stores.
Find out what types of gift cards are available at CVS stores. | Source

If you are looking for one-stop shopping for gift cards this year, you may not have to look further than your local CVS.

All you need to do is look for the card rack—you will often find it close to the cash registers, usually on an aisle's end cap. If you don't see it when you first walk in the store, just poke around. My local CVS has it tucked in one of the back rows, where I'm sure it spends most of its time between holidays.

Just so you know what's available before you head out to shop, here's a rundown of what you can expect to find. Be aware that selection varies by region and availability.

You have tons of options for gift cards. When I went to CVS to make my list of what's available, I was actually surprised at how many different kinds they had. I'll group these lists into types, so you can get a broad overview:

  • Department Stores
  • Clothing
  • Kids
  • Accessories
  • Specialty
  • Home
  • Outdoors and Sporting Goods
  • Electronics
  • Restaurants
  • Gaming, Electronics, and Applications
  • Cinema
  • Gas and Travel
  • 3-Packs
  • Visa and American Express

Department Stores

Amazon (Electronics, Home, Toys, and non-specific)
TJ Maxx
Of course, you can buy ones for CVS too :)
Old Navy
Lord & Taylor
Saks Fifth Avenue


American Eagle
Lane Bryant
Banana Republic
Options Card (includes Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, and Athleta)


Babies "R" Us
American Girl
Baby Gap
Toys "R" Us




LL Bean
Lands' End
The Body Shop
Harley Davidson
Barnes and Noble


Bed, Bath, and Beyond
Crate and Barrel
Pier 1
West Elm
Pottery Barn

Outdoors and Sporting Goods

Bass Pro Shops
Sports Authority
Dick's Sporting Goods


Best Buy
Restaurant Gift Cards at CVS
Restaurant Gift Cards at CVS


For dining, all of your options are for chain restaurants. Some of these are national, but some may be regional. For example, I live in New England, and I'm pretty sure the Ninety Nine is a local chain not found outside this area.

Red Lobster
Buffalo Wild Wings
Dunkin' Donuts
Burger King
Cheesecake Factory
Steak and Shake
Outback Steakhouse
Chuck E. Cheese's
Taco Bell
Cracker Barrel
Ninety Nine
TGI Friday's
Dairy Queen
Olive Garden
Darden Restaurants: (includes Red Lobster, Olive Garden, Longhorn Steakhouse, Bahama Breeze, and Seasons 52)
PF Chang's
Chili's Fresh Choices: (includes Chili's, Maggiano's, Macaroni Grill, and On the Border)

Gaming, Electronics, and Applications

If there's a gamer on your Christmas list, you have a variety of options here too. For example, you can get gift cards for both the Playstation Network and XBox Live. For XBox Live, you can either buy a Gold membership (three months) or XBOX Live Points (for DLC, etc.)

Animal Jam
Karma Koin
Blizzard Entertainment
Kindle Fire
Boss Revolution
League of Legends
Wizard 101
Nintendo E-Shop
Xbox Live
Facebook Game Card
PlayStation Network
Google Play
PlayStation Plus
PlayStation Store


Applebee's: Dinner and a Movie
Regal Cinemas
Regal Cinemas: Dinner and a Movie
Fandango: Dinner and a Movie

Gas and Travel

Exxon Mobil
Southwest Airlines


If you are planning on giving the same type of gift card to several people, you could look into getting a pack. These are great for giving out at work, school, or church.

Some packs I saw:

  • Subway (3-pack of $10 cards)
  • Applebee's (3-pack of $15 cards)
  • Chili's (3-pack of $10 cards)
  • Starbucks (3-pack of $10 cards)

Visa and American Express

And finally, if you still can't find a specific gift card that your recipient would like, you can always opt to purchase either one from Visa or American Express. These can be used almost anywhere and are loadable for values between $25 and $500.

Just keep in mind that unlike cards for specific stores and restaurants, the American Express and Visa gift cards have activation fees. For AMEX, the fee was $5.95 to purchase. For Visa, check the racks carefully. For some reason, they had a range of activation prices between $3.95 and $5.95.


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      9 months ago

      Old Navy gift card is the best selection for everyone. So, I like Old Navy

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      Letitia Howard 

      10 months ago

      Do they have Bridle Wedding gift cards available?

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      Joyce France 

      10 months ago

      Do you sell Amazon gift cards?

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      14 months ago

      are the Steam Cards just a gaming card?

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      15 months ago

      do they sell steam gift cards

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      17 months ago

      Do they sell McDonald's gift cards

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      18 months ago

      Does cvs sell qvc gift cards?

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      18 months ago

      Is it a one time activation fee. Or do they charge you every time you purchase. If you add new denominations do they charge you a new activation fee

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      Jae Myrick 

      19 months ago

      Are there any travel gift cards like for airlines, at department stores or do I need to find them on line?

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      20 months ago

      Does CVS sell Ulta gift cards ?

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      21 months ago

      Do you sell sweet tomatos gift card

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      22 months ago

      Does CVS sell Ulta gift cards

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      22 months ago

      Does CVS sell Ulta gift cards

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      2 years ago

      So gooooood!!!!!

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      2 years ago

      Do you guys have xbox live 3 months

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      Tami Dunn 

      2 years ago

      Where can I find an American Express gift card?

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      2 years ago

      Do you have Home Depot cards

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      2 years ago

      do you have disney gift cards

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      2 years ago

      Can I get a iTunes card at cvs?

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      2 years ago

      Gift cards

      If you spend $75 you get $15 store credit. Are all cards in this deal? The cashier did not know the answer?

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      2 years ago

      Do you have Victorias Secrets gift cards?

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      2 years ago

      What denomination nations are build a bear gift cards

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      2 years ago

      Do you all carry hypixel store gift cards

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      3 years ago

      The Disney gift cards come in what denomination?

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      3 years ago

      do you have Justice gift cards

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      3 years ago

      Dave & Buster gift card

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      3 years ago

      Love it sooooooo much help

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      3 years ago

      Does CVS have gift cards for Target

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      3 years ago

      Who sells Sephora gift cards besides Sephora?

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      5 years ago

      Do they have amazon gift cards? It's the only thing I'm looking for right now

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      8 years ago

      If say I purchased an Old Navy giftcard at a CVS, would the credit card statement say I made a purchase from CVS or from Old Navy?

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      8 years ago

      do you know what store has sephora giftcards ?

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      8 years ago

      Thanks for publishing the lists of available cards at CVS. Big help.

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      8 years ago

      no help if you lose them.BEWARE

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      9 years ago

      That's why I love gift cards. They're always available when you need them.

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      9 years ago from Boston

      Jen, I would take them back to CVS with your receipt.

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      9 years ago from Florida

      Good info, I'll have to remember this next time I'm looking for a gift card in a pinch. Thanks.


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      9 years ago

      Anyone have any trouble with these cards? I purchased an Applebee's 3 pack, got home a few hours later and decided to double check the balances before placing them in the Christmas cards for my son's teachers.

      From what we could find at Applebee's website, only 1 of them had a valid balance. The other 2 showed as Inactive. I called the 800 number on the back of the cards, but because I purchased them at a 3rd party retailer they were not able to help and gave me another number to call, which unfortunately is not staffed on the weekends.

      Any ideas what I should do next? We intended to give these cards out Monday.

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      Katie McMurray 

      9 years ago from Westerville

      Great idea and one I have not considered. I love this gift card idea of yours as I'm in and out of CVS all the time. They have some really cool stuff too!

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      9 years ago

      Gift cards give the recipients the options to choose the gift they would otherwise buy. So, nice idea.

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      Susan Hazelton 

      9 years ago from Sunny Florida

      CVS does have a terific selection of gift cards. Gift cards are pretty much the way to go this year. You can't beat the convenience.


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